1981 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Monte Clark (8-8)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1981 Detroit Lions Statistics
1981 Detroit Lions Roster

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. Monte Clark coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 397
Regular Season Points Against: 322

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 6, 1981 San Francisco 49ers 17 at Detroit Lions 24 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 13, 1981 Detroit Lions 23 at San Diego Chargers 28 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
September 20, 1981 Detroit Lions 24 at Minnesota Vikings 26 L 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
September 27, 1981 Oakland Raiders 0 at Detroit Lions 16 W 2-0-0 0-2-0 2-2-0
October 4, 1981 Detroit Lions 10 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28 L 2-0-0 0-3-0 2-3-0
October 11, 1981 Detroit Lions 21 at Denver Broncos 27 L 2-0-0 0-4-0 2-4-0
October 19, 1981 Chicago Bears 17 at Detroit Lions 48 W 3-0-0 0-4-0 3-4-0
October 25, 1981 Green Bay Packers 27 at Detroit Lions 31 W 4-0-0 0-4-0 4-4-0
November 1, 1981 Detroit Lions 13 at Los Angeles Rams 20 L 4-0-0 0-5-0 4-5-0
November 8, 1981 Detroit Lions 31 at Washington Redskins 33 L 4-0-0 0-6-0 4-6-0
November 15, 1981 Dallas Cowboys 24 at Detroit Lions 27 W 5-0-0 0-6-0 5-6-0
November 22, 1981 Detroit Lions 23 at Chicago Bears 7 W 5-0-0 1-6-0 6-6-0
November 26, 1981 Kansas City Chiefs 10 at Detroit Lions 27 W 6-0-0 1-6-0 7-6-0
December 6, 1981 Detroit Lions 17 at Green Bay Packers 31 L 6-0-0 1-7-0 7-7-0
December 12, 1981 Minnesota Vikings 7 at Detroit Lions 45 W 7-0-0 1-7-0 8-7-0
December 20, 1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 at Detroit Lions 17 L 7-1-0 1-7-0 8-8-0


NFL Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Mon, Sep 16 CLE 23 at NYJ 3 Final
Thu, Sep 19 TEN at JAC 8:20 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 NYJ at NE 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 DET at PHI 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 ATL at IND 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 MIA at DAL 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 DEN at GB 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 OAK at MIN 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 CIN at BUF 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 BAL at KC 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 NYG at TB 4:05 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 CAR at ARI 4:05 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 PIT at SF 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 HOU at LAC 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 NO at SEA 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Sep 22 LAR at CLE 8:20 p.m.
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